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, effectively fire elected officials. then "detropia." and looks at post industrial detroit and its struggle to survive. >> i am out there at 8:00, 7:30. i don't be late for anyone. what am i to do when all i have is the bus? please, please, don't take our transportation away. >> we will also look at the obama administration support for indefinite detention at home and abroad with logger marcy wheeler here in grand rapids. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from grand rapids, michigan. the occupy wall street of the celebrated its first anniversary on monday with actions in new york city and other cities across the country. in manhattan, protesters tried to block access to the new york stock exchange by erecting a people's wall. >> today is occupy wall street's birthday, and we are celebrating. we are rising above all of the corruption and police brutality that has happened already. i, myself, had never in all my 57 years seen anything like zuccotti park. i personally have been waiting for
. the movie is searching for sugarman house self africana fans helped discover a mexican-american detroit musician and the same way the british rockers came to chicago in the early '60s. the city of detroit decrepit and gritty but at its heart to industries that have kept it's hard to beating cars and music. hard to beating, cars in and heart beating cars and music. >> while also working to keep his musical life. >> i always played music. >> the 70 year-old rodriguez recorded an album in 1959 motown hated it, the music capital of the world for recording and performing a time when a lot of other detroit musicians had huge fan base is domestically and internationally but rodriguez's music never sold in the u.s. anyways but he kept slugging away at manual labor. rodriguez, a human metaphor for detroit both facing setbacks but hardly defeated. exhibiting results resilience determination believing in better days ahead. while working and raising a family rodriguez took 10 years off to earn a 4 year college degree. >> how one can improve once the station in life... >> his lyrics were intel
the democratic convention before it's even started. >>> plus who stole a secret service truck in detroit over the weekend. what that means for the vice president's visit to detroit today. >>> time 7:14. new zealand withdrawing soldiers from afghanistan earlier than expected. new zealand's prime minister said all soldiers will be out by the end of april, five months ahead of schedule. ten soldiers have been killed in afghanistan. all foreign troops expected to be out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> it is 7:15. democrats are gathering in charlotte, north carolina this week for their national convention. sandra endo is in charlotte where the big question facing democrats as they push for president obama's reelection. good morning, sandra. >> reporter: good morning, tori. that's right. the whole question is are you better? and that's something the democrats will be responding to during their convention; but democrats are starting the week off with festivities. they are celebrating labor day. and tomorrow is when they get down to party business. the stage is set, and democrats are gatherin
fans are pumped up this morning. >> their team roared over the detroit lions while up in the stands and police were busy even if you didn't see them. plus there is new concern about a homeless camp at a san jose park. don't forget you can wake up with ktvu channel 2 morning news every morning. get the morning's top stories sent straight to your cell phone. get your morning wake-up call by texting the word make up to 7.123. [ chirping ] ♪ [ chirping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] audi a4 drivers have spoken. [ engine revs ] and they ranked the a4 highest in total quality index in its class. [ chirps ] ♪ . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, in san jose there are new concerns about a homeless camp after several suspicious fires. all of the fires were minor but they are being investigated as arson and that has people in the area worried. i think that would make me feel safer but you still can't stop people from doing what they want to do. >> there have been several small fires since that homeless camp moved into the area. a new study finds kids are eating as much salt as
digging in detroit. this is a live picture. investigators will dig under that driveway and take a coarse sample to determine if any human remains are down there. the home is in roseville, michigan. they got a credible tip a body was buried there around the time hoffa went missing. hoffa's disappearance is one of those bizarre mysteries and years later remains firmly planted in pop culture. >> jimmy hoffa, the mafia backed union guy remained unvowed despite the efforts of kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you, mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me, i don't need $3 million and my brother elected president will whop your -- >> and anti-hero was born and many believed the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giants' stadium until they eventually dug it up and built a new stadium, no body and no hoffa. they removed floorboards in 2002 to find traces of his blood, no go. in 2006, they raised a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. today, in roseville, michigan, police will dig up a driveway. >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> hoffa's son, james, is now president of the
union boss hoffa leading investigators to a driveway in suburban detroit. cops taking soil samples from beneath the concrete after he may, may, may have seen someone bury the teamster leader this 30 years ago according to the witness. the case has been a mystery since the disappearance in 1975 and seen outside a restaurant near detroit. his body never turned up. there have been new leads. in 2004 they tore up the floors of a home in detroit. nothing. in 2006, acts tore down a barn in michigan following a fairly credible tip. nothing. in 2009 the f.b.i. dug around a lumberyard in michigan. again, nothing. today, they are looking under a driveway. again, they will find...trace covering it from los angeles. trace? >>trace: the tipster is actually dying of cancer. they will not i.d. the guy. they believe the reason this guy thinks that hoffa is buried beneath the driveway is he is assuming it is hoffa because he disappeared about the same time that somebody was buried beneath that driveway. the police say their source did not only bellish the story at all and although the timeline could be
better off question tonight. he told thousands of supporters in detroit the answer is simple. here, listen. >> do you want to know whether we are better off? i have got a bumper sticker for you. usama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> shepard: romney campaign is responding unemployment remains high, income has fallen and gas prices have doubled. americans are not better off than they were four years ago and they deserve a president who recognizes that that from the romney campaign today. the secret service has reportedly recovered a stolen truck that was caring equipment for vice president's visit for detroit. the u-haul vanished yesterday from a hotel parking lot. our local fox station reports carrying metal detectors and no weapons of any kind. a secret service person tells the detroit news newspaper that agents found the truck today in another parking lot about three miles away. he will not say whether the equipment was still inside that truck. now detroit police have released these pictures showing a, quote, person of interest. you can see him there in the green
in morning and the 49ers roared all over the detroit lions last night while up in the stands, police were secretly very busy. >> plus, where the bay area begins where it costs the city the most and least for the transit system. mapmapp 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's's family fri
that we would let it go under and the romney statement, "let detroit go bankrupt," his definition of bankruptcy meant real bankruptcy, not just restructuring. it's going to hurt him in michigan and ohio what he has said about letting the auto industry go under. i think it will hurt him in the country. i find the reaction to that slogan-- imported from detroit-- having an amazing impact everywhere in the country, by the way. when that commercial hit that chrysler put on, it brought pride-- not just to michigan, not just to ohio. i'm telling you, i found it all over the country. >> ifill: congress, i want you to ask you to tell your story. >> it's an amazing story. three shifts there. they started making the chevy cruise which is selling like hotcakes all over the globe and just last week got an announcement that general motors is going to invest another $200 million in the lords town plant, which is going to solidify the next generation of cruise to be in northeast ohio. 4500 jobs, and that's not even talking the supply chain, as want senator knows very well it's seat manufacturers
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featuring joe biden tomorrow in detroit, this u-haul truck was stolen. that's coming from the u.s. secret service. i'm going to read just a quote from a spokesman -- "a u-haul that we were utilizing was stolen at the weston hotel overnight." that's from ed donovan with the secret service. they are not saying what was actually inside the truck, so we're unclear about that, but the secret service representative is saying this shouldn't interfere with biden's event tomorrow in downtown detroit. >> that's an unusual development. we don't hear that very much. let's talk, shannon, about what expectations barack obama needs to meet at the democratic convention. >> reporter: yeah, in a lot of ways, his charge is different from mitt romney's last week in tampa. mitt romney had to introduce himself to a lot of people who don't know him, but the president obviously is well known, as you mentioned right off the top. his case, his charge is to make the case for re-election. you can expect for a lot of the speakers to come out and talk about all of the things that the administration has done for the ec
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and she brought the fight right to them. the whole argument with detroit was we rebuilt it. not this phoney you didn't built it. we rebuilt it and mitt would have killed it. she articulated it better than anyone including ted strickland. >> eliot: there were a lot of good speeches but jennifer listed state by state how many jobs were saved when mitt romney was basically saying not our problem, capital is doing fine. my bank account in the cayman islands is looking just fine. we're not worried about uaw workers in detroit. nothing gives more texture to this campaign than that. >> and jobless rates was above 8%. i'd like to see someone come out and say a few things, but someone saying we were losing 750,000 jobs until the stimulus put into effect. >> eliot: the reality is that the republicans are going to create a false comparison. they're going to say back when ronald reagan was president or bill clinton was president unemployment was down 5%. when barack obama came in, we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. >> you can have high unemployment and raise taxes. >> those are freed
stadium. they looked for blood stains on the floor boards of an old detroit home. hoffa's middle name was riddle and so is trying to pinpoint why his fate captivates so many people. >> he was a negotiator and powerful and combined that with his mysterious disappearance and the connection with the underworld and the mob. >> reporter: so, now, the question is, will police crack this case or will it remain an unsolved mystery? susan candiotti, cnn, roseville, michigan. >>> more engine trouble for the boeing 787 dreamliner. federal plane inspectors have found a second engine problem on another dreamliner. the aircraft had not yet flown when investigators identified the trouble. the national transportation safety board says it is investigating the problems. >>> all right, today, a portion of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. motorists in los angeles are being advised to stay away one more time from a ten-mile stretch of the 405 through the sepulveda pass during construction. joining me, construction behind you, no traffic, again, behind you. this second time around for so-call
a decisive battle for the city. >>> and investigators at a detroit area, yesterday, acting on a claim that a man saw a body buried there around the same time that jimmy hoffa disappeared. by the way, 37 years ago that was, they dug up soil samples, and their first impression, not encouraging. >> we took two separate samples, all the samples basically just looked like murky, muddy earth. because of that, there is really no discernible remains visible. >> and police will check the soil samples anyway. we should know on monday what the analysis turns up, we'll let you know. >>> and jimmy hoffa's disappearance is still an open case. and every few years, a new clue comes up that re-energyizes the search, and the legend actually grows with time. more on the story. >> reporter: jimmy hoffa, the mafia-backed union leader in the era of robert kennedy. played in the movie, hoffa by jack nicholson. >> and my brother elected president -- >> but in 1975. hoffa disappeared, an american anti-hero was born. many believe the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giant's stadium, unti
was buried under a suburban detroit shed around the time hoffa disappeared. >>> today, ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. people in los angeles are calling it car mugedden two. will it live up to that name? last summer, drivers went through a similar closure on the 405. it went smoothly because most drivers actually tried to avoid the 405. are they doing it again this year? lots of construction activity behind you, but thankfully, no, i guess, traffic tie-ups anywhere. >> we actually just got an update from the l.a. fire department and the organizations that are running this construction. we're actually hearing that so far, there aren't any major massive delays anywhere in the los angeles area. it does appear that people are listening to the public warning to try to stay at home. i'm going to quote the fire chief here and she actually said that carmageddon so far is an excellent sequel. what is happening behind me is what is referred to as carmageddon. the nation's busiest stretch of freeway. there's a ten-mile stretch that is shut down. if you have ever driven
into a driveway outside of detroit doing this on a tip, could the result this time be different than all those other past times? we'll ask the author of "the hoffa wars" who has spoken to the current tipster. >>> from the red line to red tag sales. iran's president enjoying what new york city has to offer and sending his people out on a discount shopping spree. >> you've got to be kidding me. >>> plus, a pizza party just for people 21 and over. a pizza place serving pie with toppings soaked in booze. this exists on earth. >> all right. but first, the king dethroned which rapper just passed elvis presley's billboard milestone? so the answer, folks, may surprise you. why not take a day to explore your own backyard? with two times the points on travel, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. the good th
to finding the watts company, elroy worked for governor john engler of michigan. he, like me, is from detroit michigan and is a graduate of moorehouse college. thank you, elroy. [applause] >> next, albert sanders jr. come on down. albert sanders jr. is counsel to the united states committee on the judiciary. he's a principal legal and policies adviser, the assistant majority leader to senator deck durbin from illinois, chairs the committee on constitution, civil rights and human rights. he offers counsel on issues ranking from privacy, finances reform and he was named to the luke's 21 under 40 list. mr. sanders earned his become a. in political science from moorehouse college in 2001, there after, completed a certificate at wharton business school, while getting his law degree from the university of pennsylvania, where he was president of the path in 2004. he's a member of the state bar of california and the district of columbia bar. [applause] >> andre d. washington, senior sociology major from hinesville, georgia, who currently serves as the 81st student association government president for
in michigan, what his secret service detail is looking for. and detroit later today, we'll tell you what that is all about. live in charlotte moments away. whoa. right? get. out. exactly! really?! [ mom ] what? shut the front door. right? woop-woop! franklin delano! [ male announcer ] there's oreo creme under that fudge! oreo fudge cremes. now in two new flavors. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. jon: i'm jon scott. jenna lee will be along in nine minutes with what's happening now. big democratic guns coming around to rally behind barack obama. what is going on in charlotte. how will the democrats top the g.o.p. convention last week. are you better off than you were four years ago? that is the question republicans are asking these days, do democrats have a good answer? a fair & balanced look at that. plus closing arguments set to begin in the drew
to be made. >> 125,000 people are still without power. later we'll talk with mitch landrieu. >>> the detroit police looking for the man in this surveillance photo, considered a person of interest in connection with the theft of vice president joe biden's uhaul. it was stolen sunday near a detroit hotel and since been recovered. it contained portable metal detectors for biden's labor day speech yesterday. today is the day despite warnings from the pentagon, the book "no easy day." a s.e.a.l.'s act of the raid of osama bin laden will hit store shelves. release date was moved up from september 11th and the pentagon already worried about loose lips threatened legal action against the author. they say he violated an agreement not to divulge military secret. to say nothing of the code of the s.e.a.l.s to keep their mission secret. >> but it's the violation part that's going to get him in serious legal trouble i'm sure. this year many of the rising stars in the democratic side aren'tn capitol hill, they are from city hall. more than a half dozen mayors scheduled to speak in charlotte. and one is ph
detroit go bankrupt," his definition of bankruptcy meant real bankruptcy, not just restructuring. it's going to hurt him in michigan and ohio what he has said about letting the auto industry go under. i think it will hurt him in the country. i find the reaction to that slogan-- imported from detroit-- having an amazing impact everywhere in the country, by the way. when that commercial hit that chrysler put on, it brought pride-- not just to michigan, not just to ohio. i'm telling you, i found it all over the country. >> ifill: congress, i want you to ask you to tell your story. >> it's an amazing story. three shifts there. they started making the chevy cruise which is selling like hotcakes all over the globe and just last week got an announcement that general motors is going to invest another $200 million in the lords town plant, which is going to solidify the next generation of cruise to be in northeast ohio. 4500 jobs, and that's not even talking the supply chain, as want senator knows very well it's seat manufacturers, the trucking company, the logistic companies. many of those ar
, you can point out the front and it is still a long way from us. it's just south of detroit right over indianapolis just north of st. louis. notice how it's getting that east to west orientation as opposed to north/south and they just don't move through. the good news is right now most of the showers and storms are peeling to the north of us from ohio directly into pennsylvania. later on tonight we could see a shower or thunderstorm primarily north of town. still 80 in rockville, 80 in great falls, 79 in fairfax, 81 in arlington, 83 in college park and 80 in bowie. so the front will hang around for a while, storms mainly north tonight, stays mild. a shower or storm possible tomorrow with a front still to the north but still in our proximity and showers linger on friday because the front is still going to play cat and mouse with us. now we'll put the futurecast into motion. by 10:00, 11:00, we could see a couple showers, maybe a thunderstorm roll through, a little heavier activity in yellow and orange. then after that we get into the morning hours thursday. you'll need your sunglasses s
to where we are right now. (laughter) he reporter: vice president biden arrived in detroit armed with this answer. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i've got a little bumper sticker ffr you. "osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive!" >> reporter: by some measures, americans are better off today. home prices are up and jobs are being created. however, median income, jim, is down since the president took office and unemployment is higher than when he came to office. it's now 8.3%. >> axelrod: bob schieffer is our chief washington correspondent and the anchor of "face the nation." e thoins us from the time warner cable arena in charlotte. bob, what do you think we'll hear from the democrats starting tomorrow night? ta you know, jim, in 1996 bob dole, who was a world war ii wro, said that he wanted to be a link to the greatest generation, the people of that era and return america to their values. bill clinton came along and said etell, that's really nice but sai i want to do is be a bridge ce the future." aat's what you're going to hear a lot of at this conven
that he is leading the state and he turned his back on 400 state workers. he had to get his new detroit international bridge built. host: thanks. next up is the clinton township, michigan. annette has identified herself as stopped looking. tell us a little bit about your experience. caller: i live in the suburbs. most jobs do not hire minorities. i went to detroit and the work for about seven years. i went to school the whole time i was there. i have the document. i was a manager and they laid me off. gannett that is all i care about. it is going to be -- once i finish my teaching dissertation. >> when it comes to the demographics from the labor report amongst -- defined by race it says for those that identify as white -- hispanic is 10.2%. four categories when it comes to age. that is teenagers. unemployment rate for them when it comes to august host: tell us about the job you are looking for. caller: am currently working on my master's. i got a job offer in and the york. and i was laid off from that position. currently, i am finding out that -- i am african american. i am finding out
there was no future there before he came to detroit. he worked there to save enough money to bring the kids over. he said to be successful in america you have to be an education and they could not afford an education. we all work and we all say the, maybe we can afford to send one of them to college and they sent my wife to death. dad. he went to college and got a degree in a program where you work a semester and go to school once a master. -- one semester. i have inherited nothing. we earned it the old-fashioned way. [applause] i say that -- [unintelligible] there is a perception that i was born with a silver spoon. i was born with a silver spoon which is the greatest gift you can have an america. -- in america. 75% of life is set up if you were born well in america. there was a factor of employed about 25,000 women they were saving for potential of becoming married and the work force huge factories. as we were walking to this facility, the number of hours they worked, living in dormitories with bathrooms at the end and they had two girls per room. three bunk beds and around this factory was a huge
to the team win. the detroit lions were done seven to the tennessee titans with seven seconds to play. back at quarterback throws a 10 minute past that is caught and sent the game into overtime. the lions then lost the game. the ellen's the coveted place of the day. >>> arnold schwarzenegger opens up about a secret affair that ended his marriage. the explosive interview with 60 minutes. >>> what prompted police to open file. >>> a big area elementary school principal plus the for drugs. ,, vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. he really wants to hear those three little words: chevron with techron. care for your car. >>> witness police opened fire a
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